May 28
2016

What Do We Really Want From Residential Real Estate Available and Proposed Indices?

by Dr. Michael Sklarz and Dr. Norman Miller Introduction The very first paper to ever suggest an instrument for hedging residential real estate price risk was entitled “It’s Time for Some Options in Real Estate”.[1]   We examined the National Association …

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Apr 29
2016

Do Appraisals Always Require Adjustments for Property Condition?

Do Appraisals Always Require Adjustments for Property Condition? In our latest study on property conditions we try and answer this question. There is no question that property conditions matter in the estimation of home value.  But how often do appraisers …

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Oct 1
2015

A New Automated Tool Identifies Property Complexity

Collateral Analytics introduces an automated solution to assist lenders, appraisal management companies and other users of appraisal services with TRID appraisal fees compliance by Michael Sklarz, Ph.D., Stefan Pampulov, John Cirincione, SRA, CRE, FRICS & Darlene Swain The TILA/RESPA Integrated …

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